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Sony 500mm f/4 G SSM lens hands-on (video)

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Hands-on impressions and video of Sony's 500mm f/4 G SSM telephoto lens.

500mm sony lens
500mm sony lens

There's only so much you can tell from a prototype lens mounted to a tripod at a trade show, but Sony's 500mm f/4 G SSM isn't just any lens. It's as huge as the $16,000+ hole it'll make in your bank balance, and even in the unfinished form shown off at CP+ looks to be quite the performer. The autofocus was impressively fast when mounted to an A77, and the lens should make an even better partner for the full-frame A900 successor that Sony confirmed today.